Software Solutions Engineer Intern

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Do you want to develop solutions that leverage industry and open source offerings to help solve our nation’s most critical problems?  Do you want to be mentored by engineers and scientists that are experts in their fields?  Do you want to join over 300 other interns for a summer full of learning, networking and fun?
MITRE’s people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges.  We are different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world.

Our workplace reflects our values. We want you to come as an intern and then join us upon completing your degree so that you can experience the gratifying work, our competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.




Are you interested in developing, automating and improving capabilities to address technical issues of national importance and making a direct mission impact? In the Defense Intelligence Department, you can apply and expand software development and data skills to recommend solutions to large-scale data challenges.  Join our team to develop automated methods to ingest and analyze large datasets; conduct data analysis and data modeling; and develop prototype capabilities. The candidate will be expected to work independently, with analysts, and with Data Scientists to develop new workflows and approaches to answer questions of national significance. 


Key Functions:
The successful candidate will work with Defense Intelligence customers to identify requirements and prototype cloud-based solutions, leverage Open Source capabilities, and define and develop solutions to meet multi-source analytical needs.
Required Qualifications:

* Hands-on experience in one or more current programming languages/technologies such as Python, C#, C++, Java, Ruby, .NET, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, etc.
* Experienced with Software Engineering and Development
* Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Ability to successfully obtain a TS/SCI clearance
* Pursuing a degree in computer science, electrical engineering, software systems engineering, or a related technical field
Preferred Qualifications:

* Working knowledge and use of commercial and open source tools, and modern operating systems.
* Experience applying data sciences techniques, to include artificial intelligence, machine learning, statistical modeling and data visualization
* Experience developing in a cloud environment and/or migrating capability to a commercial cloud. 
* Understanding of Big Data tools (e.g., NoSQL DB, Hadoop, Mongo DB, ElasticSearch).
* Experience in agile software development paradigm (e.g., Scrum, XP), continuous software integration, test and deployment.

* Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, RDS) Knowledge of Database systems, architecture and development, as well as MapReduce/Hadoop, Accumulo and NoSQL technologies. 
* Experience with automated testing and deployment tools (e.g. GitLab, Cloud Formation, SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, and Selenium) 
* Security +, CISSP or equivalent certification

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